Jose Peseiro, recorded his first win as head coach of the Super Eagles,when he guided the three-time African champions to a victory over Sierra Leone at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, on Thursday evening.
The former Venezuela coach supervised his third game in charge as Super Eagles head coach, with his previous two ending in defeat against Mexico and Ecuador,during their tour of the U.S.,in early June.
The visitors took the lead in the 12 minute through Jonathan Morsay, after he caught the Eagles defence napping on the run of play.
The Super Eagles levelled the score 4 minutes later,after a quick exchange of passes between Moses Simon and Alex Iwobi,saw Iwobi finding the low corner.
Nigeria continued to dominate proceedings, and thier efforts paid off in the 41st minute,when Moses Simon provided the assist once again for Victor Osimen to head home.
The Super Eagles will play thier second Group A AFCON 2023, qualifying match against Sao Tome and Principe, on june 13,in Morocco.